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Updated Mar 2, 2021

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Pros
  • "You'll work with some really smart people who really care(in 253 reviews)

  • "Great place to work and good opportunities(in 159 reviews)

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  1. "Great culture, stressful working environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst 

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Culture is great, everyone is focused on learning and mentoring

    Cons

    lifestyle is hard to sustain over long term

  2. "_"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Montreal, QC

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    High impact projects with most senior clients

    Cons

    Work-life balance could be better


  3. "Great consultancy to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Engagement Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Mobility, skill development, great colleagues, challenging projects

    Cons

    Tough lifestyle, long hours, very process-oriented

  4. "Easy to find your supporters"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    After 2 projects staffed by my professional development manager, I had met a solid network of Partners who pulled me in for future work and created opportunities for me to grow and advance.

    Cons

    Few BIPOC or women Partners, but the partnership are strong allies and working hard to change

  5. "Great working environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Analysis Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I was a part of the global help desk. It was a very friendly environment

    Cons

    There was not much scope to grow in the position that I was in

  6. "Great place"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    This is a great place to work

    Cons

    Work life balance is challenging

  7. "Supportive environment"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Very supportive to growth and skills

    Cons

    Sometimes heavy work load under pressure

  8. "Travel"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great opportunities to travel internationally

    Cons

    Lots of international travel on short notice

  9. "Great place to launch a career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - well compensated - opportunity to work in innovative industries and functions - opportunities to learn new skills

    Cons

    - no surprise - always on pressure working constantly - can be tricky to navigate politics and do the work you are passionate about

  10. "Strategy consultant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, good benefits and perks

    Cons

    Travelling, far away from family

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